[tex-live] Having a .fmt for different engines

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Fri Jan 5 16:16:14 CET 2007

On Jan 5, 2007, at 15:13, Peter Münster wrote:

> On Fri, 5 Jan 2007, Norbert Preining wrote:
>>> However, the question that remains is whether this is a change that
>>> we want to make at this time.
>>> Personally, I'd say yes (once people have tested it!); I think it's
>>> harmless to "normal" users, while allowing more advanced/complex
>> Add me to the Yes side.
> Me too!
> At the same time, one could drop all references to pdfetex (symlink in
> bin-dir, pool-files and engine-subdir), or are these still needed?

It is friendly to keep the symlink around for external user stuff like 
scripts and makefile's and such. Not a big deal for experts, but there 
are quite a bit of users out there who just use something they do not 
understand and who will be unable to fix if it goes wrong.


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